CQC and patient feedback

What is the Care Quality Commission ?

The Care Quality Commission was established to ensure that providers of care (Dentists, Doctors, Nursing homes, Hospitals etc) are following the policies and regulations that apply to them.

This is done by means of inspections carried out at each location, after which a report is written and any recommendations for change are included. If there are recommendations, the CQC will inspect again to determine if they have been carried out.

What are our inspection results ?

Our practice was inspected in May 2019, and the report can be read by clicking here. The inspectors concluded that the practice required no action and was operating safely, effectively, and responsively, and was well led.

CQC inspection overview
CQC inspection overview. Click the image to go to the CQC website.

Patient Feedback

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What is the Friends and Family Test ?

The NHS is collecting information from all NHS services and contractors to build a picture of how those services are performing. Patients were asked “would you recommend this service to your friends and family”. Click here to see the results at the NHS website.

How are we doing ?

Overall, our patients say:

Satisfied 97.59%

Unsatisfied 2.41%

Results updated 15/03/2022

Recent FFT feedback

From the moment you walk in you feel at ease
11/03/22

On the whole very good but waited 15minutes after appointment time
11/03/22

Appointment was on time and my dentist was as normal friendly and cheering and the treatment was also good.
13/03/21

I visited the hygienist last time I attended the surgery. She is very kind, gentle and considerate which I appreciate . She has does an excellent job of maintaining my gums and teeth for which I am very grateful.
14/03/21

NHS reviews

The NHS also collects reviews directly from patients. The service was recently updated and older reviews were lost, but you can use this site to tell the NHS how you found our service

Click here to see or leave reviews on the NHS site.